won’t need a treasure map for this sparkling gem of a
trail. There’s a prize at every turn.
Discover crystal, enamel, gold and silver in the form of
unique jewelry. Watch one craftsman shape the back of an
heirloom chair and another carve the wings
of a decoy. Listen to the lyrical brogue of an old time
banker or the rhythmic lines sung by chanteymen
their nets long ago.
a popular farmers market or a roadside
luscious fruits and vegetables still warm from the sun.
Dine where the
locals do for seafood so fresh you’ll feel guilty about
seaside villages, ancient live oaks, wild ponies,
dazzling sunsets, sails in the wind, and nets cast out
to sea from handcrafted wooden boats…this trail is made
for inspiration. Remote, wild and beautiful, it will
take you from lush farm country to seaside wilderness
with just a touch of city in between.
your own adventure today and see why this part of
North Carolina is called The Crystal Coast.
from the drop down list at upper right or click on the
map, and make room in the trunk for the bounty.